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meeting with obama. >>> john carey was then sworn in as the -- john kerry was then worn in as the new secretary of state. it was a private secretary with his wife, daughter and brother looking on. >>> the secret service is going to need a new bar. murk sullivan is retiring -- mark sullivan is retiring this month. the secret service came under fire last year when some agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in columbia. at the time, president obama said he had confidence in sullivan's leadership. >>> new tonight at 11:00, a warning for all you twitter users. you may have been hacked. twitter says some 250,000 accounts have been compromised. now, we're talking everything from your e-mail address and password. if you are affected, you should be getting an e-mail from twitter. >>> actor bradley cooper is using his break out role to bring awareness to a very serious subject. today he was in dc talking about mental illness and the stigma surrounding it. he wants to change that in a big way. in his latest movie, cooper plays a man with bipolar disorder. >> i had the privilege of going
to run. >> thursday was not a good day for chuck hagel, president obama's choice to be his next offensive material. his old pal and fellow vietnam veteran john mccain jumped all over him for opposing the search --the surge in iraq. >> were you correct or not to say that the surge would be the month dangerous foreign policy blunder since vietnam? correct or incorrect? yes or no? are you going to answer the question? the question is, where you're right or wrong? that is a pretty straightforward question. i would like for you to answer whether you were right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> i am not going to give you a yes or no answer -- >> hagel finally gave the answer on the surge that he wanted to give. >> i saw the consequences and suffering and horror of war, so i did question a surge. will this be worth the sacrifice? we lost almost 1200 american during that period was it required, necessary? >> how much of that exchange was political, how much was personal, and how much was related to the defense policy? >> 92, 11, 13. a lot of it was personal. one could not watch tho
it again and can't stand barack obama or anyone he nominates. in a way john mccain made the surge into the war as john mccain would have fought it as commander in chief and anyone who questions it gets the wrath of mccain. i watched that part of the hearing with colonel jack jacobs and patrick murphy, the former pennsylvania congressman who served in iraq. both of them were at the bottom of the pile as he called it. you just view war differently. but the lesson that these two men took from vietnam are so different. hagel took the questioning, the same as patrick murphy did, fielded lied to. >> here's lindsey graham. badgering hagel. badgering is the word for it. whether the iranian revolutionary guard should be termed a terroristic organization. i think this is aimed directly at south carolina's right wing. let's listen. >> if there was a vote on the floor of the senate this afternoon to label the iranian revolutionary guard, the people who have killed our soldiers in iraq, some of the most vicious people to the people of iran themselves, if there were a vote tomorrow or this afte
been growing at an average of about 2%, unemployment is where it was when barack obama took office, we are adding about 150,000 jobs a month, but john, the real problem here is this slow growing is occurring when we have had five straight trillion dollars worth of defense deficits to pump it up and we get $85 billion a month in transfusions a month from the fed and we are still limping along like a mature and quite frankly modest economy. >> eleanor? >> i think these numbers reflect the fact that government is shrinking and the defense department really pulled back in the last quarter of last year. it is a cautionary sign and looks like both parties are kind of sleepwalking their way toward a sequester. the ropes don't want to -- the republicans don't want to give up anything on the revenue side they would rather take a hit in spending. the democrats have protect social security, pell grants and medicaid, so they are not going to cave first. so if neither party blinks, the sequester will go ahead and we'll see further contraction in the economy. but you know, i'm not that glammy. i tak
there was the potential battle over susan rice. that fizzled with obama's nomination of john kerry to be secretary of state. now over chuck hagel, this could be the next battle. it's a big question of whether republicans are really spoiling for that kind of unprecedented fight here. >> but we have john mccain. any other prominent republicans who may not vote for him? >> you've got about i'd say a dozen republicans right now who have come out and said they are actively opposing his nomination. none of them have said so far whether they would actually be willing to block it. the republican leader in the senate mitch mcconnell has held off right now on saying if that's an option for them. it's a big question. i think you've seen a lot of other nominees get blocked. certainly richard cordray, the appointee for the consumer financial protection bureau is not going anywhere right now. but the opposition to this kind of appointment of chuck hagel, someone who i think a lot of voters throughout the country weren't as aware of like someone like susan rice ace different question here. >> speaking of john mc
administrator. >> i am not throw in my hats in the ring, i cannot afford to take a pay cut. >> john lÉopold is expected to be able to keep his county pension. he already has state pension from his 18 years as a state delegate. >> president obama is scheduled to visit annapolis next week. the white house says the president will attend a democratic senate caucus retreat scheduled for wednesday at a hotel. the president is expected to speak at the event, which is close to the public. >> your insta-weather-plus forecast eiyh tom tasselmyer -- with tom tasselmyer -- >> it is a little chilly down there tonight, the temperatures have dropped to 50 degrees. in new orleans, clear skies. the weekend for guests is pretty nice. -- the weekend forecast is pretty nice, especially compared to what we are dealing with. dry conditions and very pleasant. if you are sticking around town, we will be dealing with winter all weekend long. for the time being, skies had cleared and that system drag in more cold there. it is getting really cold, especially in the western maryland mountains. the high temperatures st
couldn't stand george w. bush. he was denied it again so he couldn't stand barack obama and can't stand anyone that barack obama nominates. and the surge was something that was his. i think that almost in a way john mccain made the surge into the war as john mccain would have fought it as commander-in-chief, and anyone who questions it gets the wrath of mccain. and i watched that hearing or that part of the hearing with colonel jack jacobs and patrick murphy, the former congressman of pennsylvania that served in iraq. both of those guys have been at the bottom of the pile, as jack jacobs calls it, like hagel and mccain, you just view war differently. but the lesson these two men took from vietnam seems to be so different. hagel took the questioning, the same thing patrick murphy feels, being lied to and knowing that anger that your friends died for what you believe to be a lie. mccain seems to have taken something different from it. >> we're all different. here is chuck hagel in vietnam back in '68 when he went in. he was an enlisted soldier and rose to sergeant. a noncommissioned offic
everyone for the tireless effort and urged them to work as hard for john kerry when he assumes the job. september a letter to president obama saying she's more convinced than ever in the strength of america global leadership. kerry takes over first thing on monday. >> president obama awarded national medal of science and technology to 23 researchers and inventor today including 3 from the bay area. 2 from stanford. dr. sidney works in the field of arms controlling. dr. shapiro recognized for her research in developmental biology. dr. rosenfeld 40's berkeley. >> american council for energy efficient economy and california institute for energy and environment and lawrence berkeley national laboratory. for strrd ledership in the development of energy efficient building technology and related standard policy. [applause]. >> today physicist measure energy savings in quantity they call rosenfeld believe it or not. >> well today i had the chance to sit down with director rob reiner the man behind film like the princess bride and when harry met sally and other detroit films. host add conv
. they are not profitable, but hit with this tax. american companies, innovators on the hook for 94 million. gerri: john, the jobs report. this hits every american. you know, the rate 7.9% as we showed you, higher than when obama took office, and we got a report last week about gdp in the fourth quarter being negative, down a tenth of a percent, what gives? >> well, it's pretty much business as usual out there. the numbers are mixed, as you say, we had zero growth in the fourth quarter and -- gerri: what do you mean business as usual? this is the worst recovery we've ever seen in this country. the worst. >> business as usual in the recovery. it's been going on for four years. i'm used to it. gerri: the new normal. >> that's what i mean. tepid. i give the jobs report a b-minus. the market liked it. i think a lot of professionals are uncomfortable as jared said with where the stock market is. here's my take. we had a lot more hiring in the fourth quarter in this month than what would have made sense given the underlying path of the economy. a lot of employers saying i wish i hasn't hired. people are getti
massachusetts senator john kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state. his first day on the job is monday. >> jamie: president obama predicting 2013 can a year of economic growth providing washington can, quote, get out of the way. that was in his weekly address. he points to signs of progress and some setbacks. >> business has created 2.2 million jobs last year. we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought, but this week we received the first estimate of the economic growth over the last few months. it reminded us that bad decisions in washington can get in the way of our economic progress. >> jamie: just yesterday we saw the recent job numbers tick up and the u.s. economy is worse off than it was four years ago in four major categories. let's take a look. first unemployment rate january 2009, it was 7.8% and it is 7.9%. then under employment, percentage of americans who are not working as much as they are able to. in 2009 it was 14.2% and today it kicked up to 14.4%. four years ago, 12 million americans were out of work a
for secretary kerry as you have been for me. and that you will continue to serve president obama and our nation with the same level of professionalism and commitment that i have seen firsthand. >> she is talking about senator john kerry, sworn in today as the nation's 68th secretary of state. daughter chelsea was there, too, tweeting a photo with her mom. the caption reading, thankful i shared her last day, hash tag sos, hash tag, proud daughter. >> former new york city mayor ed koch has died of congestive heart failure. after the three-term mayor left office in 1989. he practiced law and served as a judge on the syndicated show "the people's court." he also appeared in other tv shows as himself and was a newspaper columnist, too. he was 88. >> the dow industrial is closing above 14,000 today for the first time since october of 2007. the big gains are linked to strong economic reports. >>> and archeologists believe they may have found the remains of king richard ii in this grave site. he's the last british king to die in battle more than five centuries ago. the area is now a parking lot but use
drone program is this man, john brennan, a senior official at the cia and head of the national counterterrorism center during the bush presidency. reportedly, barack obama considered offering him the top job at the cia in 2008, but public opposition caused brennan to withdraw from consideration. obama kept brennan on as an adviser, and last year, when brennan became the first official to formally acknowledge that the drone program even existed, he again encountered protests. >> how many people are you willing to sacrifice? why are you lying to the american people and not saying how many innocents have been killed? >> thank you ma'am for expressing your views. we will have time for questions following the presentation. >> i speak out on behalf of tariq aziz. a 16-year-old in pakistan who was killed because he wanted to document the drone strikes. >> now, despite brennan's past notoriety, obama officially has nominated him to head the cia. this time, there's been little criticism of the decision. so, we'll watch brennan's upcoming confirmation hearings to see if any congressional
. we know that's a goal of the obama administration. it may be their most ambitious goal. they haven't made much progress toward it, even with somebody as high profile as hillary clinton being in that job. will john kerry being there have the opportunity for them to go forward? >> i'm so glad you played that clip, because i thought that line was so powerful and important. how far we are institutionally and the sea process inside the white house and the relative weight of defense in state. >> yes. >> and i think the single most important thing to getting us here is something you have written about a tremendous amount which is we need to as a country declare our state of war over. as long as we are in an active state of war, the center of gravity will be with the war machine, will be with the war planners, will be with the pentagon. it is only when the nation views itself as being at peace that diplomacy can take some kind of equal footing. until we get to place where we do something as dramatic as repealing or refusing to reauthorize, the authorization of the use of military force and
not throwing my hat in. >> john leopold is expected to be able to keep his kelly pension. he already has a state pension from his 18 years as a state delegate. in a annapolis tv 11 news. >> president obama is scheduled to visit annapolis next week. he will attend the caucus retreat scheduled for wednesday at a hotel. the president is expected to speak at the event which is closed to the public. >> in washington john kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state. the former massachusetts senator and 2004 presidential candidate was sworn in by supreme court justice elena kagan. he replaces hillary clinton who resigned friday. as secretary of state she logged nearly a million miles and leave office with a 70 percent approval rating. >>> coming up the big easy is not just the home of this year's super bowl. >> it is a place to find one of a kind art. we will show you next. first here's a look at some of what's going on around town this weekend. {off-lineÑ] claer clear [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups availabl
we have depeted barack obama. >> speaking of thresholds, the super bowlunday nigh i'm going to put you both on the spot. call the score who is going to win. >> the score will be-- 2-0, that is baseball, john harbaugh, the baltimore ravens coach, the kid who wasn't the starting quarterback, wasn't the golden boy, baltimore, san francisco is beautiful, a wonderful city, tony bennett sings a great song. herb canee called it baghdad on the bay. it's romantic. baltimore charmed city will win 241. >> joe flacco, good luck with that. listen, san francisco has a better defense, much higher ratings in san francisco than in baltimore. 49ers are going to win, 42-17, not that we care about ratings. >> woodruff: let me get this down. >> 42-2717 licence 24-21. >> woodruff: and we are holding you both account. park shields, david brook, thank you. >> and and mark and david keep up the talk on the "doubhead," recorded in our newsroom. that will be posted at the top of the rundown later tonight. >> brown: finally tonight-- the two coaches are brothers; one quarterback has been a starter for barely
here because it is looking very political because this is president obama's nominee. and a former colleague of theirs. they are grilling him, probably a lot harder than they grilled john kerry and probably a lot harder than what they're going to gillrill a lot of democrats. i think he will get confirmed. the white house is pretty confident he will get confirmed. he shares a lot of president obama's views. a lot of the questions focused on iraq, a war that has ended, and not on afghanistan which is where a lot of questions are -- >> yeah, that has been some of the criticism. that it was looking backward instead of looking forward. and as far as mccain goes, they got into it over that surge in iraq. and the surge of troops in iraq and afghanistan. does the former republican senator, does he have enough support do you think to get the job? >> well, chuck hagel's hearing, i think inept would be a generous word to describe. it of course they're going to pour through the senator's statements and decisions to discern and ascertain his judgment on really crucial, crucial matters facing ou
in combat. and economists from the george w. bush and obama administrations give their 2013 economic forecast. today was hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state she gave a speech in which she thanked her employees and discussed american diplomacy. former senator john kerry has been sworn in as the next secretary. [cheers and applause] >> good afternoon, everyone. good afternoon, everyone. madam secretary, four years ago i stood on this same spot and had the honor of introducing you to the men and women of the department of state. on that first day on, you've touched the lives of millions and millions of people around the world. left a profoundly positive mark on american foreign policy and you've done enormous good for all of us and for the country we serve. we will miss you deeply. [cheers and applause] but none of us will ever forget your extraordinary leadership and each of us will always be deeply proud to say that we served hillary clinton's state department. [cheers and applause] and so now it's my great honor to introduce one last time the 67th secretary of state of t
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